NetBeans Menus

Where is the NetBeans IDE options dialog?

  • PC: Main menu, Tools > Options
  • Mac: Main menu, NetBeans > Preferences

Where is the About NetBeans dialog?

  • PC: Main menu, Help > About NetBeans
  • Mac: Main menu, NetBeans > About NetBeans

NetBeans Directory and File Paths

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which executable_name
. Example: {which netbeans}, which svn}}

Where is my NetBeans user directory?

Open the About NetBeans dialog: It displays the actual path on your system.

  • Windows:
    C:\Documents and Settings\username\.netbeans\6.0\
  • Linux:
  • Mac OS:

See also: NetBeans Configuration FAQ

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Where is my NetBeans installation directory?

  • Windows:
    C:\Program Files\NetBeans 6.0\
  • Linux (examples):
    or {/opt/netbeans-6.0}
  • MacOS:
    /Applications/NetBeans/NetBeans\ 6.0.app/Contents/Resources/NetBeans/

See also: NetBeans Configuration FAQ

External Executables

Where is svn.exe (Subversion)?

  • Linux, MacOS:
    or {/usr/local/bin/svn}
  • Windows:
    C:\Program Files\Subversion\bin\svn.exe
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